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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown
Large Print Pr
This is an epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin. Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the sweat and dust of life in 1930s America for the promise of glory at the heart of Hitler's Berlin. Stroke by ...
Blackstone Audio Inc.
Described by the Chicago Tribune as "one of the most gripping, suspenseful, intense stories anyone will ever read," Endurance is, without a doubt, a book listeners will talk about whenever man's durability is discussed.
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices)
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Danger, betrayal, and enchantment abound in the riveting conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy. THE INFERNAL DEVICES WILL NEVER STOP COMING A net of shadows begins to tighten around the Shadowhunters of the London Institute. Mortmain plans to use his Infernal Devices, an army of pitiless automatons, to destroy the Shadowhunters. He needs only one last item to complete his plan: he needs Tessa Gray. ...
Into the Wild (Warriors, Book 1)
Join the legion of fans who have made Erin Hunter's Warriors series a #1 national bestseller! Epic adventures. Fierce Warrior cats. A thrilling fantasy world. It all begins here with Warriors #1: Into the Wild . For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their ancestors. But the warrior code is threatened, and the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger. The sinister ShadowClan grows ...
Words of Radiance
The Green Mile: Coffey's Hands [Japanese Edition] (Volume # 3)
The Green Mile [In Japanese Language] (volume 6)
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels)
Atlanta is a city plagued by magical problems. Kate Daniels will fight to solve them—no matter the cost. Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis. Unable to control their beasts, many of the Pack’s shapeshifting children fail to survive to adulthood. While there is a medicine that can help, the secret to its making is closely guarded by the European packs, and there’s ...
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World W ar II
THE NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a 21-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first mission. Suddenly, a sleek, dark shape pulled up on the bomber’s tail—a German Messerschmitt fighter. Worse, the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber in the squeeze ...
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes [BOX SET]
Andrews McMeel Publishing
They’re back! This eagerly awaited four-volume slipcased paperback edition of the original groundbreaking collection features the adventures of Calvin and his pet tiger, Hobbes. Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and appeared in more than 2,400 newspapers when Bill Watterson retired on January 1, ...
D'aulaire's Book of Greek Myths
Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
"For any child fortunate enough to have this generous book...the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the pictures interpret the text literally and are full of detail and witty observation."-- Horn Book . "The drawings...are excellent and excitingly evocative."-- The New York Times .
The Hiding Place
Corrie ten Boom
A true story of hiding from the NAZI's in Holland.
THE HIDING PLACE (HODDER CHRISTIAN PAPERBACKS)
CORRIE TEN BOOM
HODDER & STOUGHTON RELIGIOUS
The Story of Ferdinand (Puffin Storytime)
Puffin continues to update the Puffin Storytapes™ audio program and convert the cassette tapes to compact discs. This season, we’re adding two more titles to our list of Puffin Storytime™ packages.The Story of Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf, is a classic all-time favorite. These Puffin picture books will be accompanied by a compact disc that features a professional reading of the unabridged story. Perfect for road trips or quiet bedtime ...
The Gruffalo's Child
Macmillan Children's Books
Break out!: Five Ways to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life
Grand Central Publishing
We were not created to just get by with average, unrewarding or unfulfilling lives. God created us to leave our marks on our generations. Every person has seeds of greatness planted within by the Creator. When life weighs upon us, pushing us down, limiting our thinking, labelling us in negative ways, we have what it takes to overcome and rise above into the fullness of our destinies. In his dynamic, inspiring and faith-building new book, Break ...
The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns
Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trail
The first book of a thrilling prequel arc in Erin Hunter's #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series! In the action-packed Dawn of the Clans arc, discover how the warrior Clans came to be. Long before Firestar left his kittypet home to join ThunderClan, a band of cats from the mountains set off on a dangerous journey in search of a new home. . . . Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trail delivers all the epic adventure and thrilling fantasy that ...
A Fine Romance: Falling in Love With the English Countryside
A Fine Romance, Falling in Love with the English Countryside , part love story, part travel guide, is a hand-written and watercolored personal travel journal of Susan's six-day transatlantic crossing on board the Queen Mary 2 and two-month ramble through the backroads of rural England. There are over three hundred photos, countless illustrations, wonderful quotes, recipes, a book list, a movie list, watercolored maps and so much more. ...
Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Rena Kornreich Gelissen
Heather Dune Macadam
Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise to take care of her sister. One of the few Holocaust memoirs about the lives of women in the camps, Rena's Promise is a compelling story of the ...
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